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China and the Christian impact

a conflict of cultures

by Jacques Gernet

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Published by Cambridge University Press, Editions de la Maison des sciences de l"homme in Cambridge [Cambridgeshire], New York, Paris .
Written in English

    Places:
  • China,
  • China.
    • Subjects:
    • Christianity -- China,
    • China -- Religion

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJacques Gernet ; translated by Janet Lloyd.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBR1285 .G4713 1985
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvi, 310 p. ;
      Number of Pages310
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3027328M
      ISBN 100521266815, 0521313198
      LC Control Number85007776


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